"To be third with three rounds to go is an extraordinary result. I must compliment the youngest players too, as they immediately picked up the winning mentality.
"This squad has followed my suggestions from the very first day of pre-season training and you have seen that spirit throughout the campaign."
"We did a great deal in the first half and rather took our foot off the gas in the second, perhaps because our advantage seemed reassuringly solid. It was important to win today and we did with a positive performance."